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Test and Measurement

September 22, 2014  

Fixturlaser gets new owner and new name

Lyon, France – In June 2014, the ACOEM Group, France, acquired Elos Fixturlaser AB, a developer and manufacturer of laser-based alignment systems.

July 8, 2014  

Google shuts down its industrial online shopping project

Mountain View, CA – The Google Shopping for Suppliers pilot project was shut down by Google Inc. on June 20, 2014. After that date, the Supplier Center, Shopping for Suppliers product/company pages and related ads on no longer…

June 1, 2014  

Tablet Power at the Worksite

Imagine this maintenance scenario: Using a tablet computer, an electrician photographs a Quick Response code, or QR code, pasted on an electrical cabinet. Within seconds, the tablet locates a raft of detailed information specific to this piece…

June 1, 2014  

A secret weapon in condition monitoring

Torque monitoring is an ever-increasing technology trend, present in industries such as cement, marine and power. It provides users with a deeper understanding of the operational demands of their machines when it is difficult to diagnose a…

May 13, 2014  

2014 Pumpology School covers troubleshooting and maintenance

Port Orange, FL – Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co. Inc. held its 24th annual Pumpology School April 23-25, 2014, at its corporate facilities in Port Orange, FL.

April 25, 2014  

Instrumentation firm acquires competitor

Stamford, CT – Newport Electronics Inc. was merged into Omega Engineering Inc. at the start of 2014.  Newport has been a supplier of high-precision test, measurement, process control and automation instrumentation for more than four…

April 22, 2014  

One-day MRO Expo opens tomorrow in Mississauga

Toronto – A new tabletop trade show, MRO Expo, has been organized for April 23, 2014, by Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine, Canada’s leading trade publication for Canadian industrial maintenance and operations engineers and…

April 9, 2014  

New MRO Expo to showcase the best industrial products

Toronto — Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine, Canada’s leading trade publication for Canadian industrial maintenance and operations engineers and managers, will showcase some of the country’s most innovative, practical,…

April 1, 2014  

EASA rebrands as ‘The ElectroMechanical Authority’

Bensenville, IL – Over the past 25 years, members of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) have changed in various ways to meet more and new demands of its their customers. They have added services and/or products to meet these…

March 19, 2014  

New mobile app is for fluid control and pneumatics

Novi, MI – ASCO Numatics, a manufacturer of fluid automation, flow control and pneumatics solutions, has introduced a mobile application for iPhone and Android devices.

March 17, 2014  

Ultrasound World conference celebrates 10th year

Clearwater, FL – Ultrasound World, which will be celebrating its tenth anniversary, will take place May 13-16, 2014, in Clearwater, FL, at the Clearwater Hilton. It will provide plant reliability professionals from around the world with the…

March 13, 2014  

Reliable Asset World conference set for May

Clearwater, FL – The Reliable Asset World conference will take place May 13-16, 2014, in Clearwater, FL. Organized by UE Systems, the conference will bring together reliability professionals from around the globe to discuss best practices in…

March 11, 2014  

3D laser imaging recreates power plant down to nuts and bolts

Toronto – The future is near. Several hundred Ontario engineers gathered at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto on the night of March 6, 2014, to learn more about the magic of 3D laser imaging.

February 1, 2014  

IR window protects inspectors of high-energy equipment

The Fluke ClirVu CV series IR windows eliminate the need to open the panel door to take infrared camera readings, offering protection for electricians, engineers and inspectors who work around high-energy equipment. The windows are torture…

January 27, 2014  

Changes in senior management take place at FLIR Systems

Wilsonville, OR − At FLIR Systems Inc., William A. Sundermeier, president of the company’s Government Systems Division, has resigned to pursue other personal and business opportunities. Thomas A. Surran, most recently president of the…

November 5, 2013  

March PTDA conference designed to build executive leadership skills

Chicago, IL – The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will hold its Spring Leaders Conference March 2-4, 2014, in Nevada at the Vdara Hotel & Spa at Aria Las Vegas.

October 11, 2013  

Diagnosing motors with the push of a button

With advanced, user-friendly surge testers and windings analyzers, motor diagnostics now can be performed at the push of a button.

October 2, 2013  

Process measurement market to double over next decade

Austin, TX – An expanded product portfolio to address an untapped market for intelligent sensors in process manufacturing and production operations is being introduced by Emerson Process Management.

September 20, 2013  

Webinar on detecting bearing failure mechanisms set for September 25

Elmsford NY – Industry expert Andy Page, CMRP, of Allied Reliability Group, will discuss the various failure modes of bearings, how to detect them early and most importantly, how to avoid them, at a webinar sponsored by UE Systems Inc.,…

July 23, 2013  

Infrared instruments effective in troublshooting HVAC/R systems in summer heat

Mississauga, ON – With the summer heat upon us, HVAC/R systems should be tuned-up to run at maximum efficiency to avoid wasting energy, prevent system downtime, and reduce expensive emergency maintenance. An efficient way to start is to…